The House on the Hill; or the Murder of the Norton Sisters

The death of two wealthy sisters in Llano, Texas initially didn’t set off any alarm bells. That was until a close friend was tied to an arsenic poisoning a few cities away. The Norton ranch stands to this day. Resources: Poison for Profit by Mac B. McKinnon Texas Monthly: Poisoned with Love https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/poisoned-with-love/?fbclid=IwAR1b2gH5bgW_t9r5MG2pv03B4TQo2GaFOMWKLRO6zDaswl5HJFDoICuUbi0 https://www.texastribune.org/library/data/texas-prisons/inmates/timothy-g-scoggin/1177168/ http://sites.rootsweb.com/~txllano/THE%20HOUSE%20ON%20THE%20HILL.htm…

The Popeye Statue of Crystal City

Just under two hours Southwest from San Antonio sits a statue devoted to a beloved cartoon character that may have had something to do with keeping Crystal City alive during The Great Depression. The statue can be found at 400 W Zavala St, Crystal City, TX 78839. Resources: http://www.texasescapes.com/They-Shoe-Horses-Dont-They/Popeye-Sailors-in-Limestone.htm https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/2658 https://texashillcountry.com/popeye-sailor-crystal-city-texas/ http://cityofcc.org/

The Haunted Clocktower of Gonzales

The Gonzales County Courthouse is a marvel of a building that was begun in 1894. By 1846, the brick and limestone building was festooned with a gorgeous clocktower. However, after a murderer made a final claim, the clock tower found its curse. Resources: https://maps.roadtrippers.com/us/gonzales-tx/points-of-interest/cursed-courthouse-clock http://www.texasescapes.com/TRIPS/GreatAmericanLegendTour/GonzalesCoCourthouse/Gonzales-County-Courthouse-Clock.htm https://www.gonzalestx.travel/business/gonzales-county-courthouse So you can get a look at the clocktower:

La Lechuza- Witch-Owls of Texas

In Mexico and South Texas, there’s one frightening creature that terrifies children and adults in the shape of an owl- La Lechuza. Resources: https://www.scarymommy.com/la-lechuza/ http://demonhunterscompendium.blogspot.com/2012/07/la-lechuza-witch-bird.html https://thoughtcatalog.com/emily-madriga/2018/03/17-facts-about-the-lechuza-and-lechuza-stories/ https://www.reddit.com/r/scarystories/comments/ch0s6j/la_lechuza_the_owl_witch_true_story/ Creepy Creatures and Other Cucuys by Xavier Garza And this was just cool: